Spyker’s Assets are Being Auctioned Off by Dutch Tax Officials
Just when we thought Spyker and CEO Victor Muller were out of the water, Dutch tax officials have acquired a number of the automaker's assets — including vehicles, engines and transmissions — to put up for auction. This according to Troostwijk Auctions by way of Autoblog.nl. According to the Dutch auction house, they received the opportunity to sell a number of historic items including an F1 car, the blue-yellow C8 racer, the P2P SUV concept, a C12 Zagato concept, and a V8 engine and transmission. It would be interesting enough if Spyker themselves were the one’s doing the selling, but the auction house received the assets by way of Dutch tax officials. They also confirm that “there is an outstanding debt to the tax authorities" by the automaker. PHOTOS: See More of the 2011 Spyker C8 Laviolette LM85
We reached out to Spyker for an official statement, and here's what CEO Victor Muller had to say: "The tax authorities have been paid and there is no auction. Spyker Cars is solvent and continues to focus on bringing the B6 Venator to production."
Still, Troostwijk Auction house denies these claims by Muller, stating that the auction will still take place on July 28th. All of which you can see here. We'll just have to wait this one out and see...
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